Time Table for Using Fireless Cooker

Appears in

The Settlement Cook Book

By Lizzie Black Kander

Published 1903

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SOUPS
Variety Time Boiling on Fire Time in Cooker
Celery Soup 5 Minutes 2 Hours or More
Vegetable Soup 15 Minutes 4 Hours or More
Chicken Soup 15 Minutes 4 Hours or More
4 lbs. Veal Soup 15 Minutes, 4 or 5 hrs. or over night
4 lbs. Beef Soup 25 Minutes, 4 or 5 hrs. or over night
MEATS
Boiled Ham 30 Minutes 6 Hours or More
Corned Beef 30 Minutes 6 Hours or More
Boiled Beef or Mutton 25 Minutes 4 Hours or More
Boiled Young Chicken 15 Minutes 3 Hours or More
Boiled Old Chicken 30 Minutes 5 Hours or More
Boiled Fish 10 Minutes 2 Hours or More
VEGETABLES
Peas (green) 2 Minutes 2 Hours or More
Cauliflower 5 Minutes 1 Hour or More
String Beans 5 Minutes 2 Hours or More
Potatoes 6 Minutes 1½ Hours or More
Turnips 10 Minutes 2 Hours or More
Beets 15 Minutes 3 Hours or More
Cabbage, (winter) 10 Minutes 3 Hours or More
FRUITS
Fresh Fruits 5 Minutes 1½ Hours or More
Dried fruit, (after soaking) 10 Minutes 2 Hours or More
CEREALS
Rice, 1 part to 3 of water 5 Minutes 1½ Hours or More
Wheatena 5 Minutes 2 Hours or Hore
Quaker Oats 5 Minutes 2 Hours or More